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Hello! I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes around 1 week ago about the same time I found out I was pregnant. I'm kind of at a loss right now.

5 Answers
with type 1 diabetes since 2011.I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2011.
Waltham, MA
don't fret. with careful monitoring, and proper diet, both are manageable! congratulations on your pregnancy! don't be afraid to ask for help! <3

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Whitehall, WI
look at the bright side today is today and tomorrow will pass to before you know a little baby boo will be reminding mommy to take medicine...congrats

Beaverton, OR
Thank you for your words of encouragement! I've just been feeling super down lately. I felt that the diagnosis took away the****of the pregnancy. We waited 9 years for this miracle and then to be confronted with this issue was just a real shock! I'm trying to be more positive! Thanks guys!

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
Welcome and congrats! Did they not think it was gestational? I'm type 1 but feel free to message me if you have any questions! I've just had my 3rd bubba :)

Beaverton, OR
No, they said there was no question of it being gestational. My A1C was 9.7 and they suspect I had been borderline for a while and the pregnancy put me overboard